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Basic Industrial Work Skills

Core industrial work skills prepare you for various entry-level positions at industrial and manufacturing work sites.  

What can I do with basic industrial work skills?

Manufacturing is the economic backbone of South Carolina's economy, employing more than 15 percent of the state’s population. No other sector contributes more, whether it's tax revenue, job creation, high wages or community support. Individuals with basic industrial work skills are more employable in the manufacturing industry.

What characteristics and skills do I need to work in this field?

Manual dexterity and mechanical, technical and troubleshooting skills are required to be successful.

Where can I work?

There are more than 5,000 manufacturing businesses in South Carolina, making everything from furniture, clothing, tires and windows to cars, boats and airplanes.

What does Trident Technical College offer?

Trident Technical College’s Basic Industrial Work Skills certificate provides employability skills for any industrial environment. It also prepares students for advanced courses in TTC's Aeronautical programs. Topics such as safety, communication, problem solving and computer use are introduced.